Baton Rouge Tax Accountant Wins Black Entrepreneur Award For Community Work

The prominent Baton Rouge, Louisiana entrepreneur and accountant, Kimberlee Collins, was recognized with a ’40 under 40 Black Professionals Entrepreneur 2015 Award’ for her entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to empower the community, grow the local economy and create opportunities for the area’s workforce.

The prominent Baton Rouge, Louisiana entrepreneur and Assurance Tax & Accounting Group managing partner Kimberlee Collins was recognized with the ’40 under 40 Black Professional Entrepreneur 2015 Award’.

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Kimberlee Collins is the owner of Pinkins Medical Transportation and managing partner of the prominent Assurance Tax & Accounting Group, providing a wide range of premier accounting, tax planning and tax preparation or payroll services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The commitment to empower the community, grow the local economy and provide opportunities for the area’s workforce combined with the entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated in the development of Pinkins Medical Transportation, have earned Kimberlee Collins the prestigious ’40 under 40 Black Professional Entrepreneur 2015 Award’.

The award recognized Kimberlee Collins’ efforts to provide valuable and ethical solutions to her clients, employees or community both as a professional accountant delivering premier accounting, tax and consulting services and as a teacher of financial literacy, tax updates and small business accounting seminars in low-income areas across Louisiana.

With more than 15 years of accounting and tax experience, Kimberlee Collins is currently a member of the National Association of Accountants, National Association of Tax Professionals, National Association of Government Accountants and Louisiana Government Finance Officers Association.

Her community involvement also includes on-going tenures as the Treasurer for the Community Association of Underprivileged Students or in the Board of Directors at I.M.A.N.I. (I’m Modeling a New Image), in addition to her accounting, tax planning, and tax preparation work.

The ’40 under 40 Black Professionals Entrepreneur Award’ announcer, Tiffany D. Magee, explains that “over the years I have seen Kimberlee blossom to become an expert in her field of accounting and someone who believes that her products and services must add to the quality of life of her clients, employees, and the community at large”.

She adds that “Kimberlee also understands and sees the struggles in low-income areas as it regards to education of financial literacy and she has a passion for empowering people in her community or surrounding areas. Everyone who has had a chance to get to know her says she is a pleasant, knowledgeable and a professional young lady who encourages them to go above and beyond their current circumstances”.

This was the inaugural event held at the Belle of Baton Rouge where roughly 200 people were in attendance and forty local business owners were recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit.

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